Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
USDA. Blog.According to Agricultural Research Service (ARS) entomologist and research leader Tracy Leskey, laboratory trials show that brown marmorated stink bugs are attracted to blue lights—lights that attract fewer non-target insect species. She also tested a combination of visually attractive blue lights with chemically attractive pheromones. These studies about the effectiveness of both light and pheromone-baited traps will help researchers develop more effective stink bug traps in the future.
Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center. Stop BMSB.This initiative includes more than 50 researchers from 10 institutions across the U.S. working together on this project team. The team of researchers has mobilized to form a defense against the invasive pest brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB). The project team is working to find management solutions for growers, seeking strategies that will protect our food, our environment, and our farms.
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.
Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center. Stop BMSB.
Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center. Stop BMSB."Tracking the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug" shows growers and others how to identify BMSB, why this pest is important in agriculture, and what's at stake if we don't stop it. Also includes new videos to address recent developments in monitoring, trapping, management, and biological control.
Google. YouTube; Smithsonian Institute.
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Council or Task Force
State and Local Government
Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Oregon Department of Agriculture.
- Gariepy, T.D., T. Haye, H. Fraser, and J. Zhang. 2014. Occurrence, genetic diversity, and potential pathways of entry of Halyomorpha halys in newly invaded areas of Canada and Switzerland. Journal of Pest Science 87(1):17-28.
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Halyomorpha halys. [Accessed Feb 26, 2015].
- Khrimian, A., P.W. Shearer, A. Zhang, G.C. Hamilton, and J.R. Aldrich. 2008. Field trapping of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, with geometric isomers of methyl 2,4,6-decatrienoate. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56(1):197-203.